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There are 4 ways to get from Trier to Kaiserslautern by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Trier central train station to Kaiserslautern central train station N36

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Rideshare  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the rideshare from Trier to Kaiserslautern 117.2 km

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Train  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf Re1 / ...

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Trier to Kaiserslautern 116 km

Trier to Kaiserslautern by bus

7 Weekly Buses
1h 30m Average Duration
€11 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Trier to Kaiserslautern is to rideshare which costs €5 - €9 and takes 1h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Trier to Kaiserslautern is to drive which takes 1h 6m and costs €17 - €26.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trier central train station station and arriving at Kaiserslautern central train station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trier, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Kaiserslautern, Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between Trier and Kaiserslautern is 116 km. The road distance is 116 km.

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The best way to get from Trier to Kaiserslautern without a car is to bus which takes 1h 30m and costs €11 - €16.

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The bus from Trier central train station to Kaiserslautern central train station takes 1h 30m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Trier to Kaiserslautern bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Trier central train station.

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Trier to Kaiserslautern train services, operated by Süwex, depart from Trier, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Trier to Kaiserslautern is to bus which takes 1h 30m and costs €11 - €16. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €24 - €35 and takes 1h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Trier to Kaiserslautern.
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  • Distance: 115.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 30m

What companies run services between Trier, Germany and Kaiserslautern, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Trier central train station to Kaiserslautern central train station once daily. Tickets cost €11 - €16 and the journey takes 1h 30m. Alternatively, Süwex operates a train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €25 - €35 and the journey takes 1h 51m. Deutsche Bahn Regional also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Schedules at
suewex.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.de
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.fr
Bus from Trier central train station to Kaiserslautern central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Trier to Kaiserslautern
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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Trier to Kaiserslautern bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kaiserslautern central train station.

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Trier to Kaiserslautern train services, operated by Süwex, arrive at Kaiserslautern, Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trier to Kaiserslautern is 116 km. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Trier to Kaiserslautern.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Trier and Kaiserslautern. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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